The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sophos PLC.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 229 263 251
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -12
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 33 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.43% 0.074% 0.077%
As % of the Vendors category 0.95% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 6
Average salary £23,500 £25,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.93% +1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,000 £31,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £28,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.33%
Sophos
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3484 3928 3770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 45.78% 48.60% 48.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2790 3254 3208
Average salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sophos across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Sophos
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sophos across the East of England region.

Sophos Salary Trend in the East of England

Sophos
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the East of England region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Sophos Salary Histogram in the East of England

Sophos
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the East of England region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +22 26 £37,500 +29.31% 1
Suffolk - 4 £20,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Norfolk - 1 £23,500 -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Sophos also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sophos.

1 64 (88.89%) Windows
2 56 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 55 (76.39%) Microsoft
4 54 (75.00%) MS Exchange
5 53 (73.61%) VMware
6 46 (63.89%) DNS
7 45 (62.50%) Firewall
8 42 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 41 (56.94%) DHCP
10 40 (55.56%) Cisco
11 39 (54.17%) vSphere
11 39 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 35 (48.61%) SQL Server
12 35 (48.61%) Backup Exec
13 34 (47.22%) VMware ESX
13 34 (47.22%) Citrix
14 32 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
15 31 (43.06%) Windows Server 2012
16 27 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
16 27 (37.50%) XenDesktop
17 25 (34.72%) XenApp
17 25 (34.72%) SQL Server 2008
17 25 (34.72%) vCloud
17 25 (34.72%) NetBackup
17 25 (34.72%) Clustering
17 25 (34.72%) Symantec
17 25 (34.72%) Norton AntiVirus
17 25 (34.72%) Blackberry
17 25 (34.72%) SQL Server 2000
17 25 (34.72%) Veritas

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Sophos also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sophos. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 54 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 42 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 27 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 25 (34.72%) IIS
6 10 (13.89%) IBM Notes
7 9 (12.50%) SharePoint
8 4 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (5.56%) Lync
9 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
9 2 (2.78%) WebSphere Portal
9 2 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.78%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 16 (22.22%) MS Office
2 10 (13.89%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.78%) S-PLUS
3 2 (2.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.94%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) SaaS
2 1 (1.39%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 46 (63.89%) DNS
2 45 (62.50%) Firewall
3 41 (56.94%) DHCP
4 20 (27.78%) VPN
5 7 (9.72%) VoIP
5 7 (9.72%) SAN
6 6 (8.33%) SNMP
6 6 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.56%) LAN
7 4 (5.56%) WAN
7 4 (5.56%) FTP
7 4 (5.56%) BIG-IP
7 4 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.78%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.39%) PABX
9 1 (1.39%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (1.39%) Internet
9 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (48.61%) SQL Server
2 25 (34.72%) SQL Server 2000
2 25 (34.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.94%) MySQL
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) ClearCase
1 2 (2.78%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (6.94%) Games
2 4 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.39%) Automotive
3 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.39%) Marketing
3 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (34.72%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (29.17%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (22.22%) Analyst
5 14 (19.44%) Support Analyst
6 10 (13.89%) Desktop Support
6 10 (13.89%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 10 (13.89%) IT Security Engineer
6 10 (13.89%) Desktop Analyst
6 10 (13.89%) Security Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) IT Support
8 4 (5.56%) IT Support Assistant
8 4 (5.56%) IT Assistant
8 4 (5.56%) Support Assistant
9 2 (2.78%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) IT Manager
9 2 (2.78%) Sales Executive
9 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.72%) Web Services
2 2 (2.78%) XML
2 2 (2.78%) JSF
2 2 (2.78%) Dojo
2 2 (2.78%) GWT
2 2 (2.78%) J2EE
3 1 (1.39%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (34.72%) Clustering
1 25 (34.72%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.56%) EFT
2 4 (5.56%) iPad
2 4 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.78%) EMC VNX
3 2 (2.78%) GIS
3 2 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 64 (88.89%) Windows
2 39 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (43.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (34.72%) Windows 2000
5 21 (29.17%) Windows 7
6 17 (23.61%) Linux
7 14 (19.44%) Windows XP
7 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (6.94%) Ubuntu
8 5 (6.94%) Windows 8
8 5 (6.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.22%) ITIL
2 11 (15.28%) Information Security
3 10 (13.89%) Security Management
3 10 (13.89%) Risk Management
3 10 (13.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 10 (13.89%) Security Architecture
3 10 (13.89%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (13.89%) Patch Management
3 10 (13.89%) Security Patching
4 8 (11.11%) Project Management
5 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (5.56%) SIEM
7 4 (5.56%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.78%) Test Scripting
8 2 (2.78%) Data Migration
8 2 (2.78%) Image Processing
8 2 (2.78%) Process Management
8 2 (2.78%) Migration
8 2 (2.78%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.94%) SQL
2 2 (2.78%) VBScript
2 2 (2.78%) VB
2 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.78%) C
2 2 (2.78%) Java
2 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (19.44%) MCP
2 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.33%) MCSE
3 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.94%) MCSA
5 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.17%) Degree
7 2 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.78%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.78%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.78%) CCNA
7 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.89%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 39 (54.17%) vSphere
3 34 (47.22%) VMware ESX
4 27 (37.50%) XenDesktop
5 25 (34.72%) XenApp
5 25 (34.72%) vCloud
6 24 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (26.39%) Hyper-V
8 15 (20.83%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (5.56%) Terminal Services
10 2 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 35 (48.61%) Backup Exec
2 25 (34.72%) Norton AntiVirus
2 25 (34.72%) NetBackup
3 16 (22.22%) Nagios
4 10 (13.89%) Nessus
Vendors
1 55 (76.39%) Microsoft
2 53 (73.61%) VMware
3 40 (55.56%) Cisco
4 34 (47.22%) Citrix
5 25 (34.72%) Veritas
5 25 (34.72%) Symantec
6 18 (25.00%) HP
7 14 (19.44%) Websense
7 14 (19.44%) Apple
7 14 (19.44%) SonicWALL
8 11 (15.28%) CheckPoint
8 11 (15.28%) Lotus
9 6 (8.33%) SolarWinds
10 5 (6.94%) WatchGuard
11 4 (5.56%) Fortinet
11 4 (5.56%) Tripwire
11 4 (5.56%) F5
12 3 (4.17%) Google
13 2 (2.78%) Fujitsu
13 2 (2.78%) Lumension
Hertfordshire
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